Friday is the day America celebrates the doughnut.
National Doughnut Day originated with the The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 as a salute to the women who served doughnuts to U.S. soldiers during World War I.
The Salvation Army's "doughnut lassies" continued that service during World War II and cemented the doughnut's place in the American diet. If you want to try to duplicate the doughnut lassies' work in your kitchen today, The Salvation Army is providing their original recipe.
If you're not in the mood to celebrate National Doughnut Day in the kitchen, try heading down to your local Krispy Kreme or Dunkin' Donuts.
Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut to all customers at participating locations.
At participating Dunkin' Donuts, customers will get a free doughnut with the purchase of a beverage.
More for your snacking pleasure:
A glazed primer on National Doughnut Day
What to drink with your doughnuts
Disgusting. Want a shot of insulin with that?
Oh wow. What a leap.
Feel better about yourself?
No doughnut. (except for his Harley Hog seat whoopie cushion for hemmeroids)
What is WRONG with you? Huh?
you are a bit of a dolt, huh?
What??? Might I suggest medication? Do you have a POINT or do you just like the sound of your own words?
what do you thing about it?
I like Honey cruler as well as Mple donuts. But I has to go to Canadia to get them.
Yesterday we were talking about banning large sized soft drinks at fast food joints, today it's national doughnut day.
Mmmmm...fried dough, sugar, and frosting. Happy Friday all!! I am off for an iced coffee and free donut from Dunkin. Methinks if citizens would allow themselves just a few moments of joy in their day (like from this celebrated confection) instead of judgement, America would be a better place?
In other words: be a slave to your cravings!
The avg. American male is almost obese. (BMI 29.5) The avg. American woman is over obese. (31.5 BMI) Not picking on fat women, just observing them even now in line at Wal-Mart. Holy crap lady. You have more cottage cheeze on the backs of your short-shorts exposed legs than in the dairy case.
I know it's your body, but these are my eyes and my stomach turning at the sight of you.
You ARE a troll! You're the same guy! I'm with phaque2. You need to CHILL!
Oh. You're a troll. I see.
as a doughnut is a kind of poison – and a lack of any nutrition – and a contribution to human diseases – we might as well have a national day for lead paint – which provides a similarly debilitating benefit to our children
apparently, they've had a debilitating effect on your grammar as well!
True, but Doughnuts wont kill you as fast as paint, or will they? Good point.
Would somebody please put a Krispy Kreme in the 2nd largest city in the state of Arkansas (Fort Smith)??? We've never had one, and the best donuts in town can be found in grocery store bakeries. Sad, but true....
Lol! Saying the second largest city in Arkansas is like saying, the second smartest kid in special ed. Krispy Kreme doesn't care about you!!!
If they make a National Hummus Day or a National Turkey Burger Day or a National Fresh Fruit Day, I'll have a little more hope for humanity...
sorry. Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme don't appeal to my taste. although Neil's in Wallingford has great donuts, they close before I Get out of work.
There's nothing wrong with donut! What's wrong is people over-indulging in them and not exercising. I'm having one right now and it doesn't worry me a bit
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